INFORMS ENRE "Young Researcher Prize of 2015" Awarded to Steffen Rebennack
Associate Professor Steffen Rebennack was recently awarded the INFORMS ENRE “Young Researcher Prize of 2015". The ENRE Young Researcher Prize is awarded annually at the INFORMS Annual Meeting to one or more young researcher(s) for an outstanding paper on the application of OR/MS to an important problem in energy, natural resources, or the environment. The Prize serves as an esteemed recognition of promising researchers who are at the beginning of their academic or industrial career.
Steffen was chosen for his (sole-authored) Mathematical Programming paper "Combining Sampling-Based and Scenario-Based Nested Benders Decomposition Methods: Application to Stochastic Dual Dynamic Programming" and was invited to give a short presentation of his winning paper at the 2015 ENRE Section Awards session during the INFORMS Annual Meeting.